Kathie Tovo's file


Democrat from Texas

Kathie Tovo, who initially won election to the Austin City Council in 2011, won election to the District 9 single-member council district in 2014. Tovo is a former member of the city planning commission and former vice president of the Austin Neighborhoods Council, her campaign biography says.

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Kathie Tovo's website

Recent stories featuring Kathie Tovo

Flashback: Obama, the Mexico border and Shariah law

Fact-checks of legislators and an Austin City Council hopeful blended last week with looks at President Obama’s statements while in Texas — plus our first review of a claim by the White House press secretary, Jay Carney.

Ron Paul's belly ache, two Texas Pants-on-Fires

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, bellied up to a Half True claim in the first pre-2012 GOP presidential debate last week. In our fact checks, we rated a pair of other Texans’ statements Pants on Fire.

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